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1. Estivation (aestivation)
In zoology, a dormant state involving vastly lowered metabolism which certain animals enter in order to survive hot weather. * In botany, refers to the arrangement of sepal s and petals or their lobes in an unexpanded flower bud. Compare vernation .

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